Purple Briefcase and Handshake

Viterbo University is in the midst of transitioning from Purple Briefcase to Handshake, our new job and internship board!  

Timeline: 

  • Employer Launch: Week of May 13, 2019
    • Employers listed as a contact in Purple Briefcase will receive an invitation from Viterbo Career Services via Handshake with instructions on how to create a new account or link their existing Handshake account with Viterbo. 
    • Current and expired postings in Purple Briefcase will not transition to Handshake.
    • All jobs expiring after June 3, 2019, should be posted in Handshake. 
    • Employers will have access to content in Purple Briefcase until May 31, 2019. 
    • Employers new to Viterbo University should use this link to create a new Handshake account or link their existing Handshake account to Viterbo. 
  • Student Launch: Week of June 3, 2019
    • Students will receive an invitation from Viterbo Career Services via Handshake with instructions on how to log into their pre-existing Handshake account.
    • Students can also use this page to sign in to a new account: 
    • The system will use single sign-on to allow students to use their current Viterbo email and password to log in. 
    • Students should take care to download any documents from Purple Briefcase as they will not be accessible after June 3 (resume, cover letter, profile picture, etc.)
    • Watch for information about the Handshake Launch Party in fall 2019. 
  • Alumni Launch: Week of June 3, 2019
  • Faculty Launch: Week of August 19, 2019
    • Faculty will receive an invitation from Viterbo Career Services via Handshake with instructions on how to log into their pre-existing Handshake account.
    • The system will use single sign-on - which allows faculty to use their current Viterbo email and password to log in. 

#itallstartswithahandshake